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on a government- backed polio vaccination campaign. five of the women were killed in the largest city. >> they shot her from behind. there are no threats, nothing. she is my daughter. >> police say the killings were well coordinated and occurred simultaneously in three areas of the city. the sixth woman, believed to be 17, was shot to death in egypt. on monday-- in peshawar. all of the dead were working on a three day anti-polio campaign. no group claimed responsibility, but investigators believe the taliban carried out the attack. has been vocal against campaign -- vaccinations. >> they think the vaccine was used for identifying -- how this was used in case of locating osama bin laden. i think after that, this kind -- they became more targets of the taliban >> the government suspended at the vaccination campaign in karachi. this is not the first time they have targeted vaccination programs. in july, while local volunteer were shot and two volunteers were wounded. the government, along with un agencies, is on a campaign to immunize 34 million children under the age of 35. with health
outside the city. >> a 5 month old baby is strapped to her back, and three others to feed at home. the only thing on her mind is to put food on the table. she is one of dozens, many of whom are widows or have been abandoned by their spouses. the line this is the highway, kilometers outside abuja, breaking rocks to sell to construction sites. >> i suffer a lot. no other work to do. my children cannot go to school if i do not do this work. this is the only work i can do to feed them. and pay school fees. >> each day, they make a 5 kilometer trip to a local quarry. a good day brings in around $3. but for other families making a living from this heartbreaking job, this should not be happening in a country with so many natural resources. this truckload of rocks bears the hopes of many families. the rocks will now be broken into smaller pieces by these women, to be sold to construction sites across nigeria's capital and beyond. but at the back of their mind is the competition they face from machines which turn out tons of the product in a day. this is the matriarch of this colony. after
her and a male friend with iron rods as they drove through the city, reportedly passing through several police checkpoints. both victims were stripped and dumped by the son of the road. police say five men have been arrested. in the moments rights activist ranjana kumari said rapists in india often escape punishment. >> under the current laws, rapists are not being prosecuted the way they should be. i missed 40,000 rape cases are pending in various courts across the country. in 2003, there was a judgment nine years later. it takes nine years for justice to be delivered, to think people will be afraid to commit such heinous crimes? it is imported have a system in place to deal with such cases. we demand to expedite the crime in courts. >> and it's the mounting protest, officials in india have reported at least two more gang rapes. and two separate incidents, a 10-year old crow was gang raped and murdered and a 14-year-old was in critical condition after being raped by a group of men. according to the national crime records bureau, one woman is raped every 20 minutes in india. a n
to ask why julietnd her nurse should be in venice." (narrator) the young john ruskin, who would become england's greatest art critic, disagreed and wrote a passionate defense. (ruskin) "many-colored mists are floating above the distant city, but such mists as you might imagine to be ethereal spirit in this picture ought to be viewed as embodied enchantment, delineated magic." (narrator) at home in england, turner continued to enjoy the patronage of the aristocracy. at petworth house in sussex, lord egremont, a curious mixture of rake and intellectual, opened his collection of sculpture and paintings to visiting artists who could come and go as they pleased. he provided turner with a studio. lord egremont commissioned several paintings from turner, including petworth lake. a study for a larger painting, it reveals how turner's use of oils gained from the experimental work he was undertaking in watercolors during the 1820s. turner planned images by laying down broad areas of primary color to denote forms he sought to represent. his persistent use of yellow caught the reviewers' eyes. one
outlets, activists with idle no more have rallied in dozens of canadian cities, held countless teach-in's, even interrupted the legislature. one of the myth of its most high-profile supporters is chief theresa spence who is on her 16th day of a hunger strike in a tepee just outside ottawa's parliament. she warns she will starve herself until she gets a meeting with the prime minister to discuss respect for historical treaties. >> we live in a third world. it should not be happening in this country. they're getting rich by our land. everyone is using our land except us. all of these other [indiscernible] there is no benefits for us. it is all going to the government. >> so far, chief theresa spence has not received a response from prime minister harper. in canada, aborigines suffer far higher rates of unemployment, homelessness, incarceration, and suicide in the general population. we're joined by pamela palmater, the chair and indigenous governments at ryerson university, a spokeswoman for itamar movement and a member of the eel river bar for station. welcome to "democracy now!" star
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